Robert was born in Alton, Illinois in 1918 to Harold and Addie Wadlow.
He worked as a representative for a shoe company. 
Robert died at the age of 22 while staying in the Hotel Chippewa in Manistee, Michigan. He was buried in his hometown at the Oak Wood cemetery in Alton. 
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